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growth. the numbers were released today. they say that home values in 20 united states cities were up 1.2% in july compared to a year earlier. it's the biggest 12 month advance since august of 2010. despite the news on housing and good news on consumer confidence stock prices fell today. people were worried about the lower profit forecast for caterpillar. the dow fell 101 points, the nasdaq down 43 and the s and p had it's worst day since june, down 15 points. >> toys r us the latest to put out the help wanted signs for the holidays. the toy store giant plans to hire 45,000 seasonal workers. that's about 13% monday that it hired last year. many of the new employees will help with online customer orders that can be picked up at stores, wal-mart and koh also's are also beefing up staff. >> hundreds of comcast employees in northern california learned today they are losing their jobs. comcast is moving all of its california call centers out of state including the ones in livermore, morgan hill and sacramento. that means one thousand jobs gone. >> reporter: hundreds of employees in sacrame
.s. immigration and customs enforcement also removed 188,000 known criminals from the united states. supporters say more needs to be done to help immigrants who want to stay in the united states. >> we need workers. we don't have a good system to admit them legally. >> homeland security say the number of people trying to cross the boarder dropped to a 40 year low but the administration still needs to do more to address the 12 million illegal immigrants thought to be living in the united states. >>> here in milpitas, compassion and concern for a store clerk killed during a robbery this weekend. the latest details police just released half hour ago. >> a coast guard crew had a busy weekend saving six people in a single day. we will show you some of the rescue video coming up. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> there is sadness and fear in a neighborhood today. people are paying respects after a popular store clerk was dunned down during -- gunned down during a weekend robbery at a 7-eleven. ktvu's rob effort h tells us the -- rober
and celebrating their lives. >> we cannot forget. >> reporter: this ceremony recognized members 69 united states armed forces, many of whom say they were inspired to join by the events of september 11th. >> i would ask that we have a moment of silence to the victims, family and friends of the attack. >> reporter: in san jose the fire chief delivered a memorial message over the dispatch radio. he asked people to take part in a moment of silence at the time the first tower fell in new york. a memorial bell was rung to show the last alarm for the 343 new york firefighter who died on september 1st. >> the bay area has its own memorial to the heroes of flight 93 and today it was the site of a special remembrance. family and friends gathered and put flowers on the monument to their loved ones. the stones have all the names of those who died in pennsylvania. each of the 40 was also read out loud. family said 11 years later emotions are still high. >> it's just a reminder of that horrible day. i think again. you know it brings more emotion that you haven't had. >> anniversary the emotions are very r
to a growing community need. >> this is one of the foremost children's hospitals in the united states. we take some very difficult cases here and we're growing to meet that need. >> the expansion is part of the stanford university medical center's renewal project. >>> a ban was supposed to take effect today on medical marijuana, but opponents gathered 50,000 signatures to put the question on the ballot. the city council must now decide whether to rescind the ban or let it go to the voters. >>> a new stadium has helped the san francisco 49ers become one of the most valuable franchises in the nfl. forbes sais the niners are worth about 1.2 billion, up 19% from last year. the bay area's other football team is at the other end of the spectrum. the raiders are listed at no. 30. the dallas cowboys ranked first with a value of 2.1 billion. >>> it is a moment that may have transcended politics at the democratic national convention. the unannounced appearance in the last hour and the role the special guest played in getting the night started. >>> things are going to start to warm up. i'll show you how
in the united states has dropped significantly in the past almost two decades. the justice department looked at households where at least one member was the victim of a non-fatal violent crime. the number of children in those households went from 8.7 million in 1993 to 2.8 million in the year 2010, and that's a 68% drop. >>> bringing jobs back to america, what one u.s. senator is proposing when it comes to those call centers and how he says it could bring 200,000 jobs to his state alone. >>> and it wasn't what he said or what he did that got 49er alex smith under scrutiny from the nfl this week. and why these pictures may prove he got the message loud and clear. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> we're lea
. >>> this year is the worst on record when it comes to west nile virus in the united states and in san francisco they got their first human case of west nile virus in years. ktvu's david stevenson is here now and tells us what the city is pouring down storm drains to deal with this program. david? >> reporter: a program that puts a chemical in the storm drains is aimed at fighting west nile virus. >> reporter: making a special delivery. designed to kill mosquito eggs growing down below. >> we keep a watch over these. the problem is stagnant water in parks. >> reporter: the program is important now, san francisco last week recorded its first case of human west nile virus in 7 years. >> the tip of the ice burg. >> reporter: officials last week found one that tested positive for the virus. mosquito transmit the virus from birds to human. there are more san franciscans infected than they are aware of. >> only 1-5 will develop a illness and 1-150 will develop the severe encephalitis. >>> the u.s. is experiencing the largest outbreak of west nile virus since 13 years ago. as of yesterday there are 16
of economic growth in the united states is 1/4 of russia. president obama campaigned in virginia beach. they released a plan based on a new economic patriotism. it could create 1 million manufacturing jobs and increase education jobs. >>> a new plan to keep financially troubled city college of san francisco from closing. why some say the proposals go too far. >> the regular referees are back, we will have reaction from fans and why some say the damage from the lock out can't be reversed. iyoyoyomÑñóóç [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. . >>> complete bay area
the united states attorney announced he will now be called mark which is his legal name. he was in court yesterday for a probation violation from a 2010 check fraud conviction. >>> new conflicting information about the suspect in july's deadly shooting rampage at a colorado theater. prosecutors say that weeks before the shooting james holmes was barred from the university of colorado campus for threatening a professor but in other documents defense attorneys say those allegations false. the university has said he had withdrawn from school and was denied access to nonpublic areas for that reason. >>> a new search for remains of jimmy hoffa caused a commotion. people came to watch police drill through concrete behind a home. they removed samples of soil and clay but said there are no signs of human remains. allll this after a man told police he thought a body was buried there 35 years ago. police checked just to be sure but said the timeline didn't add up. . >> tonight we learn more about the crash that killed a little girl riding her bike. also we were able to talk to one of her relative
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